BRIDGTON — The annual meeting of the Bridgton Hospital Guild was held at the Campfire Grille Restaurant on Oct. 20.

The guild president, Sandra Weygandt, presided over the gathering of members and guests. Guests included Bridgton Hospital president, R. David Frum; Philip Libby, chairman of the board of directors; John Ludwig, vice president of administration; Pamela Smith, director of development and community relations; and Marie Paul, administration secretary. Special guest speaker for the event was commissioner Sawin Millett, a member of the governor’s cabinet and commissioner of the State of Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services.

Officers elected at the meeting include president, Sandra Weygandt; first vice-president, Fern Twitchell; Terry Curns, second vice-president; Marge Blaney, third vice-president; Sherry Morrison, corresponding secretary; Diana Fallon, treasurer; and Phyllis Ginzler, secretary.

Millett was introduced by Phyllis Ginzler, guild secretary.

To conclude the event, Weygandt presented the guild gift of $42,000 to Frum and Bridgton Hospital. The funds will be used to purchase rehabilitation equipment for the planned expansion of the swing bed rehabilitation area of the inpatient unit. This is the largest annual gift from the guild since their annual gift in 1992, the 75th anniversary of the hospital.

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